After encountering success with their own airlock project last year, Marquis and former vice-captain Han Zhang decided to establish an intercollegiate design competition to give other students the opportunity to undertake the same challenge.
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“It’s unclear what this organism could be doing with these genes. It’s definitely something new and unusual,” said Kwong.
“I’m really excited about learning something new and coming up with new, exciting ideas in the lab," Sherbo said.
“Hopefully this could be [used] in addition to other preventative strategies, so this could buy the brain some time for the surgeon to unblock the vessel or administer other drugs,” said Freitas-Andrade.
“To our knowledge, the Hotel Study is the most thorough characterization of the health of homeless and marginally housed individuals in the world.”
After a couple minutes, Mrs. Price comes back with the tablet. Willow scrolls through to make sure she’s filled everything out, and spends a little more time than she should looking at the personality specs.
I give up on TV and stroll into the kids room. Both 13, twins, sleeping comfortably in their pods. The monitor on the outside of each displays the sim they have chosen to play in their dreams.
The doctor explained the Treatment to the woman in front of me, leafing through her fMRI, gene assays, blood work, motif summaries for hormone and transduction networks, slicing along a different set of coordinates.
“I haven’t seen any evidence that [neurotechnology companies] have provided that [DTC neurotechnologies] benefit anybody,” said Reiner.
Honeybees “crowdsource” data through foraging for their nectar. Because they only travel, on average, within a three kilometre radius of their hive, “they’re passively collecting particulate matter and dust, and all of that goes back to the hive with them,” said Smith.
“In order to actually determine the accuracy we need to do a much larger clinical trial first, so much more research has to be done, but we hope that we will be able to bring this device further along into making a significant impact in the future.”
Louise Dong wanted to get “some new fresh blood into this hackathon community.” As a result, she started XdHacks — a cross-disciplinary hackathon.
“We view fiction as a very viable way to put your science within the hero’s dilemma framework,” said Byers.
“Every team came out with something that worked, and it was just a matter of whose worked a bit better … this was really high-quality work done by the students,” she said.
“No woman wants to be hired just because she’s a woman. Merit always comes first, and I think that’s an important message when it comes to these topics. Everyone wants to be hired because they’re the right individual for the job,” said Wilkes.